In recent years, DeSilva+Phillips' Digital Media and Technology group has concluded transactions involving content/social media (Ripple6, Mediabistro, Answerology and Visionary Networks), digital ad networks (Dedicated Marketing Solutions), digital advertising agencies (Special Ops Media, Story Worldwide and TDA Group) digital advertising and rich media technologies (Falk AG, SQAD and Wrapsidy) and digital lead generation (FranchiseGator, Beauty Schools Directory, All Star Directories).
From the first years of the Internet, DeSilva+Phillips' partners and managing directors have been M&A advisors as well as pioneer entrepreneurs and executives. Our Digital Media and Technology Group serves the entire marketplace for electronic content and distribution in its many — and still-evolving — forms: from web-based publications to specialized search engines, from business information services to gaming, mobile, and rich media.
The Digital Media and Technology Group's partners and managing directors also work closely with marketing applications, including Generation 3 direct marketers, lead-generation, search and vertical search, as well as with a broad range of the firms that are reshaping and redefining online advertising.
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BroadwayBox.com, the leading source for Broadway discounts, was acquired by Key Brand Entertainment, the leading developer, producer and distributor of live theatre in North America.
ROKKAN, a leading full-service digital agency, has been acquired by Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world.
Geeknet, Inc. has sold its online media business, including Slashdot, SourceForge and FreeCode, to Dice Holdings, Inc.
PubliGroupe and MediaMath have formed Spree7, a European joint-venture company headquartered in Berlin.
SitterCity, a leading online source for caregivers, acquired Assisted Living Source and Home Care Profile to form its new eldercare platform, YearsAhead.com.
F+W Media, Inc. has acquired The Writers Store, the largest reseller of third-party writing and filmmaking tools worldwide.
The New York Times Company has sold its UCompareHealthCare.com unit to MDxMedical, Inc., parent company of Vitals.com.
BN Media, an entity that includes the investors behind Cross Bridge and Affinity4 has acquired Beliefnet from News Corporation.
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By Rafat Ali
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